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Penstemon attenuatus (Sulphur penstemon)
Glase, Terry

Penstemon attenuatus

Penstemon attenuatus Douglas ex Lindl.

Sulphur Penstemon, Sulphur Beardtongue

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)


USDA Symbol: PEAT3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow , Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: ID , MT , OR , WA , WY

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Penstemon attenuatus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Penstemon attenuatus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Penstemon attenuatus


Record Modified: 2014-07-17
Research By: JAM

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